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Quinlan School of Business – Loyola University


Founded in 1922, Loyola University Quinlan School of Business is the only Jesuit business school in Chicago. In 2012, the school was renamed for alum Michael R. Quinlan, former chairman and CEO of McDonald’s Corp., and former chairman of Loyola’s Board of Trustees, following his $40 million gift.

The school is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB).


In August 2015, the Quinlan School of Business moved into a new building—the Schreiber Center, named for John and Kathy Schreiber. John Schreiber is a 1968 graduate of the Undergraduate School of Business Administration.

The 10-floor school is located less than a mile from Chicago’s Loop, two blocks from the Magnificent Mile, and less than 20 miles away from the Chicago O’Hare International Airport.


Maguire Hall on Loyola’s Watertown Campus is Quinlan’s main facility. It is located at 1 E. Pearson Street in downtown Chicago and has an array of classroom and lecture spaces.


Quinlan has more than 110 full-time and part-time faculty members across six departments.

Student Body

Students admitted to Quinlan School of Business have an average GMAT score of 540 and an average undergraduate GPA of 3.22. Enrolled students have an average of 4.5 years of work experience before being admitted. The average age of students is 30.

MBA Degree Offerings

Quinlan offers a traditional full-time and part-time MBA program in center city Chicago and in the northern Loyola Lake County suburbs. As well, the school offers an Executive MBA and dual MBA in Healthcare Management.

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